Trevor's sister is 1/8 the height of a 40-foot dinosaur. She is A. 6 feet tall B. 5.5 feet tall C. 5.3 feet tall D. 5 feet tall So that is my homework question i don't understand how to make

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  1. Math

    1. To find the height of a pole, a surveyor moves 120 feet away from the base of the pole and then, with a transit 8 feet tall, measure the angle of elevation to the top of the pole to be 36*. to the nearest foot, what is the height of the pole? A) 87

  2. word problem math

    Dixon and his little sister Ariadne stand next to each other on the playground on a sunny afternoon. Their mother measures their shadows. Dixon's shadow is 18 feet long and Ariadne's shadow is 15 feet long. If Dixon is 6 feet tall, how tall is Ariadne?

  3. Math

    Use similar triangle to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall standing 140 feet from the base of a tree and the tree casts a 150 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 10 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?

  4. Geometry

    George, who is 6.25-feet tall, needs to know the height of a tree that he is going to cut down. He notices that he casts a 10-foot shadow when the tree casts a 28-foot shadow. The height of the tree is feet tall. Enter only the number.

  5. prealgebra

    At the same time that a 60-foot tall building casts a shadow that is 21.5 feet long, a nearby tree casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

  6. Geometry

    A student wants to determine the height of a tree. She knows that her six foot tall Teacher cast a 10 foot long shadow at the same time that the tree has a 45 foot long shadow. How tall is the tree?

  7. maths

    A tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at the time when a 3-foot tall casts a shadow of 1.7 feet. what is the height of the tree?

  8. Math

    Use similar triangles to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall is standing 108 feet from the base of a​ tree, and the tree casts a 120 foot shadow. The​ person's shadow is 12 feet in length. What is the height of the​ tree?

  9. geometry

    To estimate the height of a flagpole, Marci, who is 5 feet tall stands so that her lines of sight to the top and bottom of the pole form a angle. What is the height of the pole to the nearest foot?

  10. 8th grade math

    if a person is 6 feet tall and casts a 9 foot shadow, how tall would the shadow of a 100 foot tall tree be?

  11. math

    At the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long, a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall. Which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast?

  12. math

    Use similar triangles to solve. A person who is 5 feet tall is standing 117 feet from the base of a​ tree, and the tree casts a 130 foot shadow. The​ person's shadow is 13 feet in length. What is the height of the​ tree?

  13. Trigonometry

    An elliptical arch is constructed which is 6 feet wide at the base and 9 feet tall in the middle. Find the height of the arch exactly 1 foot in from the base of the arch. looking for direction with what ellipse equation is and how to approach this problem

  14. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 19 foot tall pole. A 6 foot tall woman walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 30 feet from the base of the pole?

  15. math

    You want to determine the height of your school. The building casts a 6 foot shadow at the same time you cast a 15 inch shadow. If you are 5 feet tall how tall is the building?

  16. MATH

    A person who is 6 feet tall is standing 117 feet from the base of a tree, and the tree casts a 130 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 13 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?

  17. Language arts

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced my five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, (1 point) And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  18. math

    The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer

  19. mathematics

    a shadow of 34 feet at the time when a3-foot tall child casts a shadow of 1.7 feet. what is the height of the tree

  20. Math

    A 6-foot-tall man is standing in front of a school and notices his shadow measures 10 feet. At the same time, he notices a nearby flagpole casts a shadow that measures 85 feet. How tall is the flagpole? 100 feet 127 feet 14.17 feet 51 feet

  21. Geometry

    Starla is 5feet 9inches tall. To find the height of a tree,she measured her shadow and the tree's shadow. Her shadow was 8feet long when the trees shadow was 30 feet long. To the nearest foot,how tall is the tree?

  22. Pre-Alegebra

    A 25 foot tall flagpole cast =s a 20 foot shadow. If a man with a height of 6 feet stands nearby, what will be the lenghth of this shadow?

  23. algebra 2

    An object's height varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 5 feet tall casts an 8-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree?

  24. math

    a ladder rests against the top of a wall. The head of a person 3.5 feet tall just touches the ladder. The person is 3 feet from the wall and 7 feet from the foot of the ladder. What is the height of the wall?

  25. algebra

    if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?

  26. math

    If a tree is 10 feet tall after two years and 25 feet tall after 5 years, find the rate of change of growth of the tree if y is the height in feet and x is the number of years. Be sure to give correct units.

  27. Calculus

    Rebecca, Justin, and Robert are trapped in a rectangular room 8 feet deep and 10 feet tall. Two opposing walls are closing in at a rate of 1 foot per minute. If the water in the room is 2 feet deep when the moving walls are 12 feet apart, how fast is the

  28. Math

    Trina has $1000 to purchase an open-top cylindrical dog pen in her backyard. She wants the height of the pen to be 5 feet. If the pen costs $1 per square foot, what is the biggest pen (in terms of the radius) that she can afford? Round your answer to the

  29. math

    amy is 5 feet tall and casts a 4 foot shadow. the pine tree has an 8 foot shawdow. how tall is the pine tree

  30. calculus

    A trough is 6 feet long and has ends that are isosceles triangles that are 1 foot high and 3.5 feet wide. If the trough is being filled at a rate of 9 cubic feet per minute, how fast is the height of the water increaseing when the height is 5 inches?

  31. Math

    On level ground, a 60-foot-tall vertical building casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, another vertical building casts a 25-foot shadow. how many feet tall is the second building?

  32. math

    a building casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301

  33. Math

    A Ferris wheel is 136 feet tall. It casts a 34-foot shadow. What is the height, in feet, of a nearby man that casts a shadow of 1.5 feet? Enter the correct value.

  34. Math

    a person who is 6 feet tall is standing 108 feet from the base of the tree, and the tree cast a 120 foot shadow . The person's shadow is 12 feet in length that is the height of the tree

  35. cocoa

    Julian's shadow is 6 feet long. At the same time a 31 foot tall building casts a shadow that is 28 feet long. What proportion could be used to find Julian's height?

  36. English

    1. What is the best paraphrase of these lines from "January"? Fat snowy footsteps Track the floor, A. Thick, snowy footprints show where animals walked B. Thick, snowy outlines of feet mark the floor** C. Large snow boots lie on the floor of the house D. A

  37. Geometry

    A 6 foot tall fence post a 1 foot shadow. A nearby clock tower cast a 35 foot shadow. what is the height of the tower?

  38. Trigonometry

    The height of building AB is 100 feet. The height of building CD is 50 feet. The buildings are on opposite sides of an avenue that is 90 feet wide. From a point E on the avenue, the measure of the angle of elevation to B is 55º. Determine the distance

  39. what would be the answer and why

    Sarah made a scale drawing of a dinosaur. • She made the height of the dinosaur inches. • The actual height of the dinosaur is 9 feet.What scale did Sarah use for her drawing? A. 1 in. = 3.6 ft B. 1 in. = 4.5 ft C. 1 in. = 18 ft D. 1 in. = 22.5 ft

  40. Math

    A lamppost is 20 feet tall and a man is standing 30 feet away casting a 10 foot shadow. How tall is the man?

  41. slope(using intercepts)

    a bamboo plant is growing 1 foot per day. when you first measure it, it is 4 feet tall. a. write an equation to describe the height y, in feet, of the bamboo plant x days after you measure it. would it be: x+y=4? b. what is the y intercept?

  42. math

    the dimensions of a rectangular prism are height 7 feet, width 4 feet and length 3 feet find the surface area part 2: dimensions of the cylinder are height 7 feet and radius 3.5 feet solve with a decimal then round to the nearest half foot. part 3 you have

  43. trig

    a 6 foot tall man is standing near a tree on level ground .if the man shadow 4 feet long .how many feet tall is the tree?

  44. math

    A trough is 11 feet long and has ends that are isosceles triangles that are 1 foot high and 2 feet wide. If the trough is being filled at a rate of 9 cubic feet per minute, how fast is the height of the water increaseing when the height is 7 inches?

  45. math

    A model of a dinosaur skeleton was made using a scale of 1 in : 15 in in a museum. If the size of the dinosaur's tail in the model is 8 in, then find the actual length of dinosaur's tail.

  46. Calc

    A street light is at the top of a 20 foot tall pole. A 6 foot tall woman walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 feet from the base of the pole?

  47. Math

    A round silo is 40 feet tall and has a 25 foot radius. How high would a load of 37000 cubic feet of grain fill the silo? Express your answer rounded to the nearest foot.

  48. Math

    Two poles are 20 feet tall and 30 feet tall, respectively. If they are 30 feet apart, how far is it from the top of one pole to the top of the other pole? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot.

  49. Math

    Dixon and his little sister Ariadne stand next to each other on the playground on a sunny afternoon. Their mother measures their shadows. Dixon's shadow is 18 feet long and Ariadne's shadow is 15 feet long. If Dixon is 6 feet tall, how tall is Ariadne?

  50. algebra

    A 15 cubic-foot aquarium is advertised as 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide. How deep is it?

  51. Pre-Calculus

    1.The angle of elevation to top of a building from a point on the ground 20degrees and the angle of elevation from a point to 25 feet farther away is 12degrees. Find the height of the building. 2.From a point on the ground, the angle of elevation to the

  52. math

    At a given time, the height of an object is directly proportional to the length of the shadow that is cast on the ground. A person 6 feet tall casts a shadow 1 foot long at noon. a) What is the length of the shadow cast by a flagpole known to be 20 feet

  53. algebra 1

    for many skyscrapers, the height of one story is equal to about 12 feet. (a. write an expressing that approximates the height in feet of a skyscraper that is s stoires tall. (b. estimate the hieght in feet of skyscrapers that are 20, 24, 28, and 32 stories

  54. Maths

    A 10-foot tall basketball hoop is 4 feet shorter than twice the height of a flag pole.What is the height in feet of the flag pole

  55. pre algebra

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  56. Math

    Trevor and Marla are brother and sister. I ftrevor is 3/5 of Marla's age, and trevor is 15, how old is Marla?

  57. math

    Mariano is standing at the top of a hill when he kicks a soccer ball into the air. The height of the hill is h feet, and the ball is kicked with an initial velocity of v feet per second. The height of the ball above the bottom of the hill after t seconds

  58. Geometry

    A flagpole is 45 feet away from the school building. A 6-foot tall student stands 15 feet away from the building. What is the height of the flagpole?

  59. Algebra 1

    The growth of Trevor's lawn can be modeled by the equation y = .4x + 7, where the y is the height of the grass in centimeters, and x is the number of days since the lawn was last mowed. what is the meaning of the y-intercept of this equation? a) Trevor

  60. Math

    in the woods is a cellular tower that is 72 feet tall and has a 60 foot shadow. next to it is a tree with a 40 foot shadow. how tall is the tree

  61. Math

    A wire is stretched from the top of a two feet tall anchor to the top of a 45 foot tall antena. If the wire is straight and has a slope of 3/5, then what is the length of the wire in feet?

  62. math 7+

    Trevor's sister is 1/8 the height of a 40-foot dinosaur. She is A. 6 feet tall B. 5.5 feet tall C. 5.3 feet tall D. 5 feet tall So that is my homework question i don't understand how to make a propotion to answer the question.

  63. Language Arts

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced My five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, A. And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. B. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  64. ela

    Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "Grandma Ling"? and there I faced my five foot height, sturdy legs and feet, (1 point) And there I saw someone the same height as me, with strong legs and feet. And there I stood as tall as I could on strong

  65. Math

    If Sally places a rocket that is 3 feet 6 inches tall atop a launch pad that is 1 foot 8 inches tall, how tall will the entire unit, rocket and launch pad, be when she is done? A.5 feet 4 inches B.5 feet 2 inches C.1 foot 8 inches D.4 feet 2 inches B? 3

  66. Algebra

    The height of Big Foot is 10 times that of an ordinary ape. How many times is the weight of an ordinary ape? How many times is the surface area that of an ordinary ape? How many times is the pressure on the feet that of an ordinary ape? Ordinary ape 6 foot

  67. trig

    a 7 foot tall man is standing 65 feet away from a tower. if the angle of elevation is 35 degrees. what is the height of the tower to nearest tenth of a foot?

  68. math

    The shadow of a 5-foot tall post is 10 feet long. At the same time a tree casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. What is the height of the tree? A. 2 feet B.14 feet C. 12 feet D. There is not enough information to solve the problem

  69. MATH

    The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer

  70. algebra1

    for many skyscrapers, the height of one story is equal to about 12 feet. (a. write an expressing that approximates the height in feet of a skyscraper that is s stoires tall. (b. estimate the hieght in feet of skyscrapers that are 20, 24, 28, and 32 stories

  71. Geometry

    Find the height of the flagpole if it’s shadow is 30 feet when an 8 feet tall tree Casts a 10 foot shadow

  72. pre algebra help

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  73. pre algebra

    A company is making two types of aluminum containers. One is a cylinder with a height of 1.25 feet and a diameter of 1 foot. The other is a rectangular prism with a length of 0.75 foot, a width of 0.75 foot, and a height of 1 foot. Aluminum costs $.02 per

  74. math

    If I plant a 7 foot tall tree. The height (h) of the tree, in feet, after n years is given by the equation h + 4n + 7. In how many years will the height be 39 feet?

  75. Geometry

    if a person 5 feet tall casts a 3 foot shadow and a building casts a 12 foot shadow, what is the height of building in feet?

  76. mathematics

    at the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast

  77. Math

    A carpenter purchased 25.25 feet of hardwood at $25.20 per foot, and 3 types of trim molding: 2.6 feet $1.90 per foot, 2.8 feet at $3.90 per foot, 7.5 feet at $4.90 per foot. How much did he spend on this purchase?

  78. Math

    A man wants to remove a tall pine tree from his yard. Before he goes to home depot, he needs to know how tall an extension ladder he needs to purchase. He measure the shadow of the tree to be 225 feet long. At the same time he measures the shadow of a 4

  79. Calculus

    Rebecca, Justin, and Robert are trapped in a rectangular room 8 feet deep and 10 feet tall. Two opposing walls are closing in at a rate of 1 foot per minute. If the water in the room is 2 feet deep when the moving walls are 12 feet apart, how fast is the

  80. geometry/algebra

    at 5pm a person 5 feet tall casts a 10 foot shadow. at the same time a flagpole casts a 40 foot shadow. what is the height of the flagpole?

  81. Mathematics, Algebra, Trig

    An elliptical arch is constructed which is 8 feet wide at the base and 8 feet tall in the middle. Find the height of the arch exactly 1 foot in from the base of the arch.

  82. calculus

    my circular swimming pool has a 29 foot diameter and is 8 feet tall. at the beginning of the summer i need to fill the pool with water. the flow rate from my spigot into the pool is about 0.75 cubic feet per minute. how fast is the water level, h, rising

  83. geometry

    A woman who is 6-ft tall casts a 4.5-foot shadow at the same time that a building casts a 75-foot shadow. What is the height of the building in feet?

  84. geometry

    Marc is visiting washington dc he wants to know the height of the washington monument the length of the monument shadow is 111 feet long at the same time that marcs shadow is 1 foot long Marc is 5 feet tall using this data find the height of the monument

  85. math-probability and statistics

    Assume that the height of a type of tree has a normal probability distribution with a mean of 55.2 ft and a standard deviation of 5.7 ft. A tree of this type grows in my backyard and it stands 39.8 feet tall. Find the probability that the height of a

  86. Math

    You are fi ve feet tall and cast a seven-foot eight-inch shadow. At the same time, a basketball hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the basketball hoop? Assume the triangles are similar.

  87. Maths

    kelly is 140cm tall, that is just 4 cm short of twice as tall as her sister,how tall is her sister?

  88. Algerbra

    I need help solving the b portion of the equation. 15. Assume that a surveyor stands at the top of a mountain that is “h” feet tall. If the distance (in feet) that he can see is defined by d = 3200.2 SQRT(h), then answer the following. (a) How far can

  89. Math

    Amy is making a drawing of different things in her neighborhood. One house she drew is 30 feet wide. Her scale drawing of the house is 5 inches wide. Which of the following uses the same scale Amy used to draw this house. A 54 foot-tall water tower is

  90. Math (calculus 3)

    A football is thrown down the field by a quarterback from a height of 1 foot with an initial velocity of 40 feet per second at angle of pi/6 radians. If a receiver catches the ball downfield at a height of 1 foot above ground; a) How long was the ball in

  91. Math

    A man 6 feet tall is standing 4 feet away from a 20 foot lamppost. How long is the lampposts shadow?

  92. math

    Math homework help????? please? heres what it says on the paper. Using proportions, you can calculate the dimensions of objects without having to measure them. solve the problems that follow... heres the problem ===================================== amy is

  93. MATH

    THREE PAINTINGS ARE SHAPED LIKE AN 8 FOOT SQUARE A 7 FOOT BY 4 FOOT RECTANGLE AND A TRIANGLE AND A TRIANGLE WITH A 6 FOOT BASE AND A HEIGHT OF 7 FEET IF THOSE PAINTING ARE HUNG TOGETHER ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING, HOW MUCH OF THE BUILDING WALL WILL

  94. Sue

    60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

  95. Sue

    60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

  96. Math

    Q1.A tree was chopped by the Samuels family for the holidays. How tall was the tree originally if the piece they chopped down was 7feet tall, and fell 4 feet from the stump? Q2. Mr pratt's rake is leaning up against a wall. If the top of the rake hits the

  97. MATHEMATICS

    A piece of notebook paper is about 0.0032 inch thick. If you begin with a stack consisting of a single sheet and double the stack 25 times, how tall will the stack be in inches? How tall will it be in feet? (Hint: Write and solve an exponential equation to

  98. math

    the saturn V rocket is 364 feet long. How many 4 foot tall people would hav to stand on top of each other to be as tall as the rocket?

  99. Is this correct?

    Amy is making scale drawings of different things in her neighborhood. One house she drew is 30 feet wide. Her scale drawing of the house is 5 inches wide. Which of the following uses the same scale Amy used to draw this house? A 54-foot-tall water tower

  100. Algebra 2

    Can somebody help with these. Simplify (be sure to rationalize all denominators) 11. 3/[SQRT(5) - 2] and this.. Note: I only need help on the b part of the question.. 15. Assume that a surveyor stands at the top of a mountain that is “h” feet tall. If

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